List of common 3D test models
This is a list of models and meshes commonly used in 3D graphics for testing and demonstrating rendering algorithms and visual effects. Their use is important for comparing results, similarly to the way standard test images are used in image processing.
Models by year of creation
- Robert McDermot (2003). "Robert Remembers: the VW Bug". Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- "The Stanford 3D Scanning Repository". Stanford university. 22 Dec 2010. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- Greg Turk (2000). "The Stanford Bunny". Retrieved 18 July 2011.
- "Happy Buddha". Stanford University. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- Brian Curless and Marc Levoy (February 10, 1997). "Computer model and 3D fax of Happy Buddha". Stanford University. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- "EG 2007 Phlegmatic Dragon". Eurographics 2007. 12.05.2011. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
- The Stanford 3D Scanning Repository hosted by Stanford University
- Large Geometric Models Archive hosted by Georgia Institute of Technology
- archive3D, a collection of 3D models
- 3DBar, a collection of free 3D models
- NASA 3D Models, NASA 3D models to use for educational or informational purposes
- Chrysler Educational Toolkit, examples of Chrysler 3D vehicle data sets
- VRML Models from ORC Incorporated, 3D models in VRML format
- scene collection, by Physically Based Rendering Toolkit: a number of interesting scenes to render with global illumination
- 3dRender.com: Lighting Challenges, regularly held lighting challenges, complete with scene and models for each challenge
- MPI Informatics Building Model as Data for Your Research Version 1.0, a virtual reconstruction of the Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken building
- MGF Example Scenes, a small collection of some indoor 3D scenes
- The Utah 3D Animation Repository, a small collection of animated 3D models
- Princeton shape-based 3D model search engine